Subject: Re: VAX7000 3-phase
To: Johnny Billquist <>
From: Gunther Schadow <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/04/2002 19:00:40
Johnny Billquist wrote:

>>O.K. got it. In this regard it may be worth noting that
>>Matt Sell had sort of complained about the 2-phase nature
>>of the VAX11/78x blowers.
> Hmmm. Are those really 2-phase blowers? I remember very distinctly reading
> about people hooking up 11/780s to normal wall receptacles, and it worked
> just fine.

I meant single phase of course, 2 wires one phase, sorry.

> Well, I believe that just about all VAXen except 8600 (and perhaps other
> really largish VAXen) will work just fine on single phase.
> I can't really imagine anything needing 3-phase except motors, in these
> things. And the 6000-machines don't use those kind of motors anyway. I
> would suspect the 7000 are about the same thing.

That was precisely my point :-)


Gunther Schadow, M.D., Ph.D.          
Medical Information Scientist      Regenstrief Institute for Health Care
Adjunct Assistant Professor        Indiana University School of Medicine